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Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

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Sony Corporation on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of executive deputy president Kazuo Hirai as CEO and company president, replacing Howard Stringer, who is currently President and CEO. Hirai will assume his new position on April 1st and Stringer will take a new role on the company’s board of directors...
Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

Sony appoints Kaz Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO

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Sony has officially appointed Kazuo Hirai as its new president and chief executive effective April 1. As expected, Hirai replaces Howard Stringer, who will become chairman. Hirai, currently executive deputy president of Sony, said in November that “management is feeling a serious sense of crisis about the seven years of...
Sony appoints Kaz Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO

What web is saying: the Facebook IPO

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Feeling overwhelmed with all the Facebook chatter. Is all this talk of the IPO making you yearn for the weekend already. Well, we are going to make life a little easier for you – find you best stuff for you to read. Keep checking often – and remember: the newest...
What web is saying: the Facebook IPO

What Do Angels Want?

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What entrepreneur hasn't dreamed that our startup will experience the same magical beginnings as Google? In 1998, before they even incorporated, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page were trying to present their concept to early-stage, or "angel" investors, with limited success. Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim was one such...
What Do Angels Want?

J.C. Penny poaches from Apple, hires former retail store senior exec

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In November, retail store J.C. Penny hired Apple’s former retail chief Ron Johnson as its CEO, in hopes of turning the company around. Johnson has continued to make new hires to his exec team at J.C. Penny, but until today, he never went sniffing in Apple’s territory. However, J.C. Penny...
J.C. Penny poaches from Apple, hires former retail store senior exec

The 2-Minute Opportunity Checklist for Entrepreneurs – HBR

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So just answer yes or no: 1. Does your business idea soothe someone’s pain, discomfort, frustration, or dissatisfaction? 2. Are there lots of those people out there? 3. Do these people (or companies, or governments) have money to pay for it? 4. Will they be able to decide quickly...
The 2-Minute Opportunity Checklist for Entrepreneurs – HBR

The 2-Minute Opportunity Checklist for Entrepreneurs

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Okay, so you scored 17+ on the Isenberg 2-Minute Test, socked away some cash, traded down to a cheaper car, got a couple more credit cards, and are all set to give notice at work. You feel great, yet your stomach is in knots. Welcome to the club. You have...
The 2-Minute Opportunity Checklist for Entrepreneurs

General Mark Zuckerberg, Reporting for Duty

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Can Mark Zuckerberg's leadership skills be partially attributed to his penchant for playing online games that involve conquering virtual worlds....
General Mark Zuckerberg, Reporting for Duty
Social: We’re Trapped in the Facebook Journalism Bubble
Jack Dorsey’s Lunchtime Tweet Reveals Square’s Total Lack of Female Interns

Meet The Lawyer/Consultant Google Is Putting In Charge Of Its $12.5 Billion Dead Elephant (GOOG)

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Last week, Google selected Dennis Woodside, president of Americas at Google, to become the CEO of Motorola Mobility, according to a report by Bloomberg. That leaves Sanjay Jha, the current CEO, and his role up in the air. Google didn't comment on the news, saying the Motorola deal hasn't...
Meet The Lawyer/Consultant Google Is Putting In Charge Of Its $12.5 Billion Dead Elephant (GOOG)

Gamifying the Executive Suite

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It’s easy to think of gaming as kids stuff, and the behavior-driving techniques honed by the gaming industry limited to getting the unwashed Internet masses to play Farmville or boost engagement in marketing campaigns. But it turns out that the same motivators that get the adrenaline pumping in a 15-year-old...
Gamifying the Executive Suite

Google officially launches its Squared program, aiming to boost skills in the UK ad industry

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Google has today announced the official launch of a program to cultivate a new generation of graduates and executives in the UK advertising industry. Squared (not to be confused with Google Squared, a Wolfram Alpha-style search product that launched in 2009 and was shut down in 2011) is a partnership...
Google officially launches its Squared program, aiming to boost skills in the UK ad industry
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Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class

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Artist’s rendering. (Image: Cornell University) The starchitect-designed Roosevelt Island campus won’t be ready ’til sometime in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the embryonic staff of Cornell NYC Tech plans to sit around for the next half decade, twiddling their thumbs. A rolling stone gathers no moss! Time and tide wait for no man!...
Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class

Game of Thrones: Corporate Edition

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When you play The Game of Thrones, you play to win. For those who read the books or watch the show, you understand the ever-expanding list of contenders for the throne. But in a cut throat, back stabbing environment where your best friend can become your worst enemy, who has...
Game of Thrones: Corporate Edition

Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" Book Tops Amazon's Best Sellers List On Its First Day Of Sales

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg‘s highly anticipated book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, is already a success – and not just because it has sparked a national conversation about women in the workplace and the current state of feminism – it’s also now number one on Amazon’s Best Sellers list on...
Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" Book Tops Amazon's Best Sellers List On Its First Day Of Sales

J.C. Penney Hires Key Apple Executive from Retail Store Design Team

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Since taking the helm of department store chain J.C. Penney last November, former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson has rebuilt much of his new company's executive team, in many cases bringing in associates he had worked with at Apple or in his earlier stint at Target. Until now, Johnson appears...
J.C. Penney Hires Key Apple Executive from Retail Store Design Team
Astia forms elite angel network to build up female founders

Sony makes Kaz Hirai CEO and President

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Sony has announced that Kazuo Hirai has been named CEO and President, with previous chief exec Sir Howard Stringer taking the role of Chairman of the Sony board. Previously tipped as a done-deal in early January, and rumored for months beforehand, Hirai – who until now has been Executive Deputy President...
Sony makes Kaz Hirai CEO and President
We’re Trapped in the Facebook Journalism Bubble

The 10 Most Controversial Things About Women Sheryl Sandberg Just Said

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg appeared on "60 Minutes" tonight to explain her controversial views on women in the workplace. Sandberg insists that one reason there are fewer woman in top leadership roles then men is because women hold themselves back. She says she's not blaming women. She's trying to get...
The 10 Most Controversial Things About Women Sheryl Sandberg Just Said

Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts Stringer

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If there’s been one complaint my contacts inside large CE companies have had, career-wise, it’s been the inability to rise far in the hierarchy. While there are clear exceptions to this rule, the complaint has always been that succeeding in Asian companies has been contingent on (literally) speaking the language...
Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts Stringer

Former Coworkers Dish on Sabu, the LulzSec Leader Turned FBI Snitch

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Among the illuminating factoids unearthed about LulzSec hacker turned FBI informant Hector Xavier Monsegur, one struck us as particularly interesting. “Sabu,” as his Anon cohorts knew him, used to work at Manhattan-based Open Plans, a technology non-profit focused on using open data and software to improve transportation systems. According to...
Former Coworkers Dish on Sabu, the LulzSec Leader Turned FBI Snitch

When Female Networks Aren't Enough

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This post was co-authored with DeAnne Aguirre. There's absolutely no doubt that women's affinity groups — grass-roots, company-supported internal organizations — have proved a huge winner for employees and employers alike in this tough economy. These networks nourish career advancement, connecting women to colleagues in different departments, providing opportunities to...
When Female Networks Aren't Enough

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JCPenney Just Poached Another Top Apple Exec (AAPL, JCP)

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JCPenney just hired away Apple's senior director of retail, real estate and design, Benjamin Fay. Fay had been at Apple for more than eight years and he played a major role in Apple's global retail store expansion. Fay is the second high-level Apple employee to leave the company for JCPenney in...
JCPenney Just Poached Another Top Apple Exec (AAPL, JCP)

Leadership Skills: Curiosity http://j.mp/bmGKYM

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